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336 Nominated for Vice-President Against His Emphatic Protest. Sinks Personal
Preference at the Call of Public Duty. Striking Figure in the Campaign. Presiding
Over the Senate. Seeks Recreation in a Post-election Hunt for Mountain Lions.
His reluctant consent to accept the office of Vice-President is fresh in our memory.
The fearful tragedy which caused the death of William McKinley, the most loved
of all our . Presidents, is constantly before us. We see it in emblems of mourning ...
... to the Vice-Presidency and his unlooked-for and tragic elevation to the
Presidency followed swiftly. Amid the tears of grief for his predecessor he quietly
took the oath of office and on September 14 he became President of the United
A man who has been a member of the Legislature, Civil-Service Commissioner,
President of the Police Board of New York, Vice-President of the United States,
and President, all within a score of years, could hardly be expected to be a ...
In September, 1901, less than a week before that assassination of President
McKinley which for the third time in American history placed a Vice-President in
the chief executive's chair, Mr. Roosevelt was in Chicago and remained there
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review